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    Familiar with a SID XC anyone?

    Hello all, Just wondering if I could get someones take on this. In my possession at present, I have a 2000 Rock Shox SID XC Hydra Air. A few years ago, it developed a 'click' on the rebound stroke and I took it in for repair...they gave it back to be the following day in pieces saying that a...
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    What is your shock??

    A '32 Vanilla R fork is not going to give you all that much adjustability...virtually only rebound and preload. While the fork feels very nice, this is its main let down. The Revalation on the otherhand will at the very least, give you rebound and Motion Control damping/compression adjust to...
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    Microlube to Semi Bath conversion for Manitou Black

    Fantastic! Thanks for that! I emailed the guys at Enduro, just to see if the lowers would accept the oil seals...I told the guy what I planned to do and he said more or less the same thing...he thought that maybe by sealing off the microlube ports with say silicone or something would...
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    Microlube to Semi Bath conversion for Manitou Black

    Oh rebuilding it is very easy. If rebuild it nice and regularly, it stays a very nice fork. Alas, I often come across interesting weather and the seals fitted on the fork arnt all that good (like I said, the next model got the Semi-bath/Evil Genius Seals)... This is the best rebuild...
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    Microlube to Semi Bath conversion for Manitou Black

    Hello all, I have here on my bicycle, a 2003 Manitou Black Comp fork (80mm/100mm) Now, being the second lowest model Black, it does not feature Semi-bath lubrication like its bigger brothers, instead, gets the microlube treatment via the ports behind the arch. It also runs those dust boots...
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    I guess Ill introduce myself here then...

    Hello all, I be Angus and in my spare time, I like to ride mountain bikes. I live way down under in that land called Australia and at present, pedal around a bright red Giant NRS-2. Seems to be a bike people love or people hate but it goes alright for what I do. My other steed, and...